The Learning Commons offers free placement test information sessions and workshops to help COD students prepare for testing. Students can register for an information session directly through calendly.com
ALEKS Prep and Learn
After taking Test 1, use the ALEKS Prep and Learning system to review math skills for your next test. To access ALEKS Prep and Learning, login to inside.cod.edu and click the link in the Math Placement Test section in the middle of the page. The Learning Commons offers one-on-one support for students reviewing math with this system as well as free workshops, in-person and online
The ALEKS Geometry Placement Test has a built-in review called the Prep and Learning Module which can be accessed after taking test 1. The Learning Commons also offers in-person geometry review workshops each semester. In addition, a DIY Geometry Review is also available.
Kaplan International Tools for English (ELA and ELS Placement Test)
For additional Kaplan International Tools for English preparation assistance, schedule an appointment with a Writing, Reading, Speech Assistance coach. Students are limited to eight appointments with a coach to review for the Kaplan International Tools for English Part 1 placement test and eight appointments for the Kaplan International Tools for English Part 2 placement test.
Part 1 Practice Test
Using the Google Chrome as your browser, copy and paste the following link to take the Part 1 Practice Test: testflight.kaplanenglishtest.com/register/cod1234
Part 2 Practice Test
Using the Google Chrome as your browser, copy and paste the following link to take the Part 2 Practice Test: testflight.kaplanenglishtest.com/register/cod-ws1234
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2102
Call: (630) 942-3940
Hours of Operation
Writing, Reading, Speech Assistance